Fort Worth backs off plan to ban hiring of smokers

The Fort Worth, Texas, City Council is backing off a smoke-free hiring proposal and instead is leaning toward offering employees smoking-cessation programs and adding insurance premium surcharges that encourage healthy lifestyles. Councilman Danny Scarth said he supports incentive-based programs and educating employees rather than punitive actions.

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Smoking plan likely to be snuffed out in Fort Worth - Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

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